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‘Events like this to bring people together’: Block party brings family-friendly summer fun to Garfield Park

Posted on AllSides May 18th, 2024
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CHICAGO — With summer just around the corner, community organizations teamed up to offer West Side families a fun and safe way to spend their Saturday. The “Peace in the Streets” Summer Block Party took over part of Garfield Park this weekend. The fun, family-friendly event was the first of three planned for communities across the city this summer. “It’s really a positive vibe and I like it,” event attendee Thelma Gafford said. The event, which was hosted by WGCI-FM and 1-800-Truckwreck, is the first of several block parties set...

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